MLB Standings after Aug 16 in 1955 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 72-46 .610 ---- 38-22 34-24
Chi White Sox 68-45 .602 1.5 34-21 34-24
Cleveland 70-47 .598 1.5 37-19 33-28
Boston 67-50 .573 4.5 39-20 28-30
Detroit 61-55 .526 10.0 35-22 26-33
Kans City As 48-70 .407 24.0 25-38 23-32
Wash Senators 41-74 .357 29.5 21-35 20-39
Baltimore 37-77 .325 33.0 20-38 17-39
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Brooklyn 77-38 .670 ---- 40-16 37-22
Mil Braves 64-55 .538 15.0 34-26 30-29
NY Giants 62-55 .530 16.0 33-24 29-31
Philadelphia 60-60 .500 19.5 33-25 27-35
Cincinnati 57-62 .479 22.0 35-26 22-36
Chi Cubs 58-64 .475 22.5 37-27 21-37
St Louis 53-63 .457 24.5 30-29 23-34
Pittsburgh 43-77 .358 36.5 24-35 19-42
American League Games
Baltimore 7, Wash Senators 2
Detroit 7, Cleveland 0
Chi White Sox 5, Kansas City As 4 (11 in)
NY Yankees 13, Boston 6
National League Games
NY Giants 5, Brooklyn 3
Cincinnati 11, Chi Cubs 2
St Louis 3, Mil Braves 2
Philadelphia 12, Pittsburgh 3